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California State University students, faculty and staff – spurred by massive pay raises for CSU executives earlier this summer – confronted the policymakers for the 23-campus system during a recent public meeting to call for better on-campus facilities and salary investments. Around 40 members of the California Faculty Association, which represents more than 29,000 CSU
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Kester Avenue Elementary School in Sherman Oaks is on the 2022 National Blue Ribbon School list. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools list of 297 schools was announced on Friday, Sept. 16, by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. Twenty-nine schools made the California list and 10
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California has lofty goals for electric vehicles by 2035 while struggling to keep its electric grid operating smoothly during heat waves. Today we look at some projections for electric vehicles and how they could impact electricity demand. According to electric vehicle infrastructure company Future Energy, the average EV charging station installation cost for a Level
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For the second time this summer, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 13, pursued a ban on large-caliber handguns and ammunition, and other regulations that would restrict sale of firearms in unincorporated county communities. In a unanimous vote, the five supervisors asked the county’s attorneys to draw up a host of
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Decorative mortarboard during commencement ceremonies at California State University, Northridge, on the CSUN campus, Friday, May 20, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced on Wednesday, Sept. 14, its 2023 list of semifinalist high school students who will now compete for a share of about 7,250 scholarships
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Economic insecurity is upending the lives of millions of older adults as soaring housing costs and inflation diminish the value of fixed incomes. Across the country, seniors who until recently successfully managed limited budgets are growing more anxious and distressed. Some lost work during the coronavirus pandemic. Others are encountering unaffordable rent increases and the
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The father of the slain reporter whose name adorns Daniel Pearl Magnet High School and dozens of journalist organizations are calling on the Los Angeles Unified School District to rescind a decision to suspend the adviser of the school’s student-run publication for her refusal to remove the name of an unvaccinated librarian from a student’s
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A new order from the South Coast Air Quality Management District requires a Vernon-based medical device sterilizer to cut its operations, potentially to the point of a complete shutdown, when emissions of ethylene oxide are detected above certain thresholds. The company, Sterigenics, will have to reduce its operations by 20% any time fence-line air monitoring
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James T. Butts, Mayor of Inglewood, left, greets State Senator Sydney Kamlager during a ceremony by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to dedicate the K Line’s Downtown Inglewood Station, one of three Metro stations serving the City of Inglewood at the Metrolink Inglewood Station in Inglewood on Saturday, September 10, 2022. (Photo
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Pepperdine University students and personnel and community volunteers placed American and international flags for the university’s annual “Waves of Flags” display that serves as a Sept. 11, 2001 remembrance at Alumni Park on Friday at the Malibu campus. The university has planned for a short ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 12 in Alumni Park. Pepperdine
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